If complications occur during the installation of empower and you are using a Mac, please perform the following steps:
1. Especially in case of problems during installation or update, first check if this can be fixed with a previous complete removal of empower. To do this, please follow these instructions: Completly uninstall empower slides for mac
Then reinstall empower slides for mac. Therefore feel free to use the following instruction: Installation guide for empower for mac
2. Disable, delete & reinstall empower add-in. So follow the steps in the previous guide, but instead of deleting the empower app, try reinstalling the empower add-in. You can find the following steps in our help center: Deactivate, delete and reinstall the empower add-in
3. If you are the owner of a Mac with M1 processor, the following article should be helpful for clarification: empower for mac - M1 support
If the above steps did not work, feel free to contact the empower support team. Pleas provide the following required files to better analyze the issue:
- macOS version (e.g. 10.15.5)
- Processor: Intel or M1
- PowerPoint version (e.g. 16.37)
- Backend version
- Version of the empower installer (e.g. empower_188.8.131.52_enterprise.pkg)
- In case of problems during installation or first startup:
Install.log --> Can be found under /var/log/install.log
If available install_empower_pre.log --> To be found under /var/log/
If available install_empower_post.log --> found under /var/log/
Sync log --> '/Users/<USER>/Library/Group Containers/UBF8T346G9.Office/empower/Logs/Sync'
Addin log --> '/Users/<USER>/Library/Group Containers/UBF8T346G9.Office/empower/Logs/Addin'
You can find the empower log files on macOS as follows:
Go to your Finder and press "cmd-shift-G" or select "Go to" and choose "Go to folder". Copy and paste the above paths.
Contact us with the above collected information via mail.
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